TV Review: The royal wearing of the green

Reviewed this week: The Queen's Speech (RTE 1). Michael D: Rás go dtí an Áras (TG4). Hadji Bey Milseáin na Tuirce i gCorcaigh (TG4). Sgt Mattie (RTE One). The Royal Bodyguard (BBC 1).

1st January, 2012
TV Review: The royal wearing of the green
Queen Elizabeth signs the visitors book at Áras An Uachtaráin. Photo: Maxwells

Reviewed: The Queen's Speech

Once upon a long time ago, women journalists had certain duties. They were sent to romantic places like Dublin airport to report on what film stars or the wives of visiting dignitaries were wearing. That, and writing social diaries and agony aunting, and what was then called cookery. Things changed rather rapidly towards the end of the 1960s, of course, and now men, like women, write about fashion and food, and...

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